Afshan Subohi

The Dufflo challenge

‘Most critics belong to the band of lazy bumps, afraid to step out of the comfort of their black-and-white dream world.’ Updated Oct 22, 2019 07:58am

Why competition is missing

‘The archaic mindset is too deep-rooted in society. Government officers are control freaks. They are choking investment’ Published Oct 14, 2019 07:06am

Lost in transition

In this special report, the Dawn Business and Finance team tries to deconstruct the slide ... Updated Sep 23, 2019 11:20am

The data deficiency

When quizzed over the declared unemployment rate, most statisticians concur that the projection is inaccurate Published Sep 16, 2019 06:56am

A PPP success story

It is indisputable that Sindh has succeeded in gaining the trust of the reluctant private sector. Updated Sep 11, 2019 07:34am

Monsoon tests weak structures

Municipal authorities blame their poor performance on the over-reliance on provincial governments and paucity of funds. Updated Aug 05, 2019 07:46am

Taxing times

People are confused because of the aggressive stance of taxmen. Updated Jul 08, 2019 10:24am

Debate deficit in budget sessions

The narrow window of time to discuss and adjust the budget proposals can be blamed for the limited interaction. Updated Jul 01, 2019 09:21am

Major swing in Eid market

The key gainers of this shift were local providers of goods and services. Updated Jun 10, 2019 07:56am

Eid economy shrinks by one-fifth

‘Shopkeepers are anxious about low footfall so close to Eid. I have never seen a situation like this before,’ Published Jun 03, 2019 07:44am